CEO of uPerform Solutions Named 2013 EY Entrepreneur of the Year® in Maryland

July 17, 2013
by Jim Jarrett

Frank Lonergan Recognized for Entrepreneurial Excellence in Championing Next Generation Learning and Performance Strategies

ELKRIDGE, Md., July 17, 2013 — ANCILE Solutions, Inc., a global provider of best-in-class learning and performance software solutions to more than half of the Fortune 100, announced today that CEO Frank Lonergan has been named the 2013 EY Entrepreneur of the Year® Award in Maryland in the software products category.

The regional award recognizes outstanding high-growth entrepreneurs for their extraordinary success in innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. As a regional winner, Lonergan will now compete for the national EY Entrepreneur of the Year® award, along with eight other regional winners in Maryland.

“It was an incredible honor just to be nominated among such a great group of entrepreneurs. Winning this award is a humbling experience for me and shines a light on the hard work everyone in our organization does every day to grow our company,” said ANCILE CEO Frank Lonergan.

ANCILE was founded in 2010 when 140 employees transitioned from RWD Technologies, LLC. Lonergan was appointed CEO of ANCILE Solutions at its inception and in only three years, ANCILE has globalized to 175 employees and more than 3,500 customers. With the company’s performance support products, such as ANCILE uPerform™ and ANCILE uAlign™, ANCILE has helped its customers to reduce annual content maintenance costs by an average of 50 percent, while simultaneously achieving significant yearly productivity gains.

“Our software increases the proficiency of our customers’ employees, which maximizes their productivity and leads to a better bottom line,” continued Lonergan. “I am proud of the work that we have done in such a short time and am looking forward to sustaining this momentum with new innovative products, solutions, and markets that will keep our company moving forward.”

ANCILE specializes in comprehensive performance support software that enables organizations to rapidly create and deliver learning content and, as a result, maximize user adoption of new business applications. The company’s products, including ANCILE uPerform™, ANCILE uPerform™ Express, and ANCILE uAlign™ help companies to think holistically about their approach to learning and corporate communications, which benefits both productivity efficiencies and the bottom line.

The 2013 National Entrepreneur of the Year® Overall Award winner will be announced on November 16, 2013 at the Strategic Growth Forum® in Palm Springs, Calif.

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